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Gregory Mone


Gregory Mone

Gregory Mone was born on Long Island and now lives in Massachusetts with his wife and three children. And since he is the one writing this biography, he will stop referring to himself in the third person. I've written three books and a stack of magazine articles. I'm kind of a science writer, but since I also write about pirates (Fish, a children's novel, is out now!) and surfing (some magazine pieces), that's not quite accurate.

My published books are loosely about Einstein, Santa Claus, and treasure hunting, in that order. Guess which one is nonfiction. I've also hacked out a few mediocre books, but I've kept those to myself. At some point, I'd like to write about Irish mythology and the evolution of the universe. Those will probably be two different projects, but it would be kind of funny to combine them.

Gregory Mone

Books by Gregory Mone

Written by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone, Illustrated by Nicholas Iluzada - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction
Famed inventor Henry “Hank” Witherspoon has gone missing, and it’s up to Jack and his brilliant siblings, Ava and Matt, to find him. At Hank’s ransacked lab, the siblings discover clues to the project he’s been working on --- a new way to generate and store electricity, inspired by the electric eels of the Amazon. The kids travel deep into the Amazon jungle, following a series of clues Hank has left. Relying on genius, cunning and new technology, the kids overcome strange creatures, a raging river and some very clever foes to find their friend and protect his big idea. 
written by Neil deGrasse Tyson with illustrations by Gregory Mone - Children's, Children's 9-12, Children's Nonfiction, Education, Nonfiction, Science

From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. ASTROPHYSICS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN A HURRY describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly --- and with Tyson’s characteristic wit, there’s a lot of fun thrown in, too. This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible.

by Bill Nye, Gregory Mone, and Nicholas Iluzada - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Science, Science Fiction

Meet Jack and his foster siblings, Ava and Matt, who are orphans. But they’re not your typical kind of orphans --- they’re geniuses. Well, Ava and Matt are, which sometimes makes life difficult for 1 twelve-year-old Jack. Ava speaks multiple languages and builds robots for fun, and Matt is into astronomy and a whiz at math. As for Jack, it’s hard to stand out when he’s surrounded by geniuses all the time. When the kids try to spy on Dr. Hank Witherspoon, one of the world’s leading scientists, they end up working for him in his incredible laboratory.

Written by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone and illustrated by Nicholas Iluzada - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Science, Science Fiction

Jack, his siblings Ava and Matt and inventor Dr. Hank Witherspoon travel to the Hawaiian island home of Ashley Hawking, a technology billionaire. Hawking and engineer Rosa Morris have built a revolutionary electricity plant that harvests energy from the deep ocean, but someone has been sabotaging the project. In their search for the culprit, Jack and crew navigate an unusual world of characters and suspects.

Written by Susan Cain, Gregory Mone, and Erica Moroz with illustrations by Grant Snider - Children's 10+, Children's Nonfiction, Coming of Age, Mental Health, Nonfiction
Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace, and Susan realized that a version for and about kids was also badly needed. This book is all about kids' world --- school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship.
by Gregory Mone - Fiction

A stowaway, a stolen book, a murderous villain: an adventure on the most famous shipwreck in history.